Contracts Manager


Location: Type: Date Posted: Salary: Job ID: Contact:
North West - All November 13th 2018 £60,000 - £65,000 PH/FP/11/18/CM Pippa Holland

Contracts Manager
Manchester
£60-65k plus car allow, pension, healthcare plus 25 days holiday

This role is suited to an experienced construction Contracts Manager driven by high standards and has a proven record in delivering multi projects, achieving high levels of customer satisfaction, and proven effective people/leadership skills. In addition, the candidate will be able to show understanding and capability of resolving complex construction issues, proactively managing risk and have good negotiating and people skills.

Deliverable schemes include, general building, listed buildings, commercial refurbishments, new build offices, industrial, NHS and Leisure.

Key Deliverables
• Develop and action strategies, project structures and risk management to allow safe and successful delivery by the project teams
• Create team spirit, identify development needs in staff and regularly inform staff of business updates
• Maximise profit margins and returns on projects
• Understand Client needs and deliver to set objectives
• Develop and maintain key account customer relationships including further work winning opportunities
• Interface directly with Clients on project issues
• Keep line manager constantly updated on key construction issues and solutions


Key Tasks
• Ensure the highest level of safety and quality management and set the standard for project teams including completion of SHEQ inspections
• To contribute to strategy reviews and forward planning of the projects
• Attendance at key subcontractor appointment meetings and to ensure operations are represented at all other subcontractor appointment meetings
• Develop the tender programme into a construction programme
• Regular programme and progress monitoring and compiling programming strategies with project teams during the contract period
• Proactive involvement and testing/monitoring of the quality of all works carried out on each project
• Deal with supply chain performance problems in conjunction with project team
• Provide proactive technical support to project teams to overcome project problems but also enhance and develop individuals skill sets
• Prepare and present or lead monthly internal project reviews
• Present to the line manager on a monthly basis achievements against KPIs, budget, programme, Health and safety and reports against risk issues
• Convene and chair project debrief meetings at end of each project
• Ensure defect works period achieved and completed in the correct timescales

Essential skills and qualifications
• Successful and profitable delivery of multi projects in new build and/or refurbishment contracts
• Experience of a similar leadership role as a Contracts Manager
• Experience in most forms of construction especially Design and Build
• Experience in relationship management with customers/consultants and suppliers which has led to new opportunities and work wins.
• Commercial awareness, understanding and ability to make profit whilst retaining relationships and company values
• Strong technical knowledge, including building services
• Attitude: characterised by enthusiasm, commitment to personal and project success
• Proactive, diligent, able and willing to think ahead
• Approach; structured, focused, thorough, high level of attention to detail.